Why Darkness Matters

Asking the question, Are people with dark skin truly different?, these essays consider the history, science, and psychology of melanin. With contributions from such noted writers and scholars as Hunter Adams, Ann Brown, Richard King, and Owen Moore, these writings explore the history of people with surface skin melanin. The genetic influence of melanin on culture and learning is also addressed, with a specific look at the unfair treatment of African American children in schools that has led to poor IQ test scores and disproportionate numbers of African American children in special education classes.
Dr Richard King, MD author of African Origin of Biological Psychiatry, Melanin: Key To Freedom, The Black Dot and many more articles. Dr. King will be introducing a recently presented paper on Melanin, Neuromelanin, Ben-Ben Stone and Egyptian History. . Dr. King was a facilitator for many years at The Aquarian Spiritual Society under the guidance of Dr. Alfred and Bernice Ligon of the Aquarian Bookstore (1943-1992). Dr. Richard Devoid King MD practices psychiatry in Los Angeles, California. Dr. King graduated with an MD 40 years ago.